Ophthalmic Technician

Job Locations US-NY-East Setauket
Full Time


Ophthalmic Technician - Stony Brook Ophthalmology, UFPC

Location: East Setauket, NY 

Schedule: Full Time

Days/Hours: Monday through Friday - 8:30am to 5:00pm (Variable)


SUMMARY: The Ophthalmic Technician will support the department and physicians in the Ophthalmology department, will perform highly complex functions under the general supervision of a licensed medical practitioner or health professional. He / She will receive written or oral instructions as to priorities, scheduling, or technical requirements and are expected to carry out assignments under general supervision, consulting with the licensed medical practitioner or health professional.


Job Duties & Essential Functions:

  • Supports the department and the physician by being the first line of contact that the patient has in the exam room
  • Obtains all base line information for the physician, including all ancillary testing.
  • Performs initial history taking, including recording presenting complaint, document past ocular history, medications, allergies, and etc.
  • Obtains and records visual acuity, refraction, color testing, lensometry and intraocular pressure.
  • Performs ancillary testing visual fields, corneal topography, HRT, OCT A and B scan, and Fundus photography.



Required Education & Qualifications:

  • Requires a high school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum One (1) year of full time experience working in an Ophthalmology practice.
  • Must have full working knowledge and hands on experience with Visual Fields, Corneal Topography, IOL, OCT, A/B Scans, Fundus and External Photography, and Manifest Refractions.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates and/or Bachelor's degree.
  • Additional years of experience working in Ophthalmology multi-specialty practice.
  • Experience working with Electronic Medical Records. Ophthalmic Certification Preferred.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with patients, staff and medical providers. The employee must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. This position is largely sedentary and requires the employee to remain stationary for a majority of the day. The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of CPMP.


In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order that all hospitals and nursing homes “continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19,” Candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. The order also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.


CPMP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

CPMP expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of CPMP’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


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